Extended video highlights from Kopitar’s first game in Sweden

Los Angeles Kings forward Anze Kopitar made his debut for Mora IK in Sweden on Saturday, playing on a line with his younger brother Gasper. Anze wore his familiar jersey #11, while Gasper wore #22. In the video highlights below you’ll see Anze was on the ice for two goals against his team, but later assisted on a goal late in the game.

Extended highlights:

Just the goals:

And a local TV report as well, with more footage of Anze…

For pictures we posted just moments after the pre-game warm-ups, click here. You can also watch his introductory press conference – where he answers questions in English – here.

The Kopitar brothers and their Mora teammates are back in action with a road game tomorrow, taking on Patrik Berglund (St. Louis Blues) and Västerås HK. The puck drops at 10am PST.

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Comments

  1. I love Kopi, hope he finds success playing with his little brother and then comes home to LA soon.

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